Math 5: Third Time's a Charm

Stray cats, empty tuna cans, running from the police... Olive's search for the perfect floor plan is turning into the world's loneliest soap opera.

5th GradeMath
Elementary and Middle School5th Grade
LanguageEnglish Language

Transcript

00:23

Though it does attract stray cats…free cuddle buddies! [stray cats attracted to Olive and the cans of tuna]

00:27

So what’s the matter with Olive this time?

00:29

Well, she’s not sure that the new floor plan she made is as mind blowing as she thought.

00:33

Olive looks at it, and all she sees are its flaws… [Olive drawing a big red cross through her floor plan]

00:37

Olive decides that she’s done enough moping around.

00:40

She needs to get out there and do something about the way she feels. [Olive stops moping, stands up and walks out]

00:42

So she decides to go out and get some advice on her floor plan.

00:46

Olive decides to go check out other offices to see how they are laid out. [Olive checking other office floor plans]

00:51

She heads to office building next door, determined to return with some fresh ideas.

00:54

For some reason the security guard doesn’t want to let her in… [Security guard not allowing Olive to pass as Olive runs past him]

00:58

But she cleverly solves the problem by just running by him really fast.

01:02

The elevator dings, and she finds herself in the office of Standard Mutual Funds.

01:05

It’s pretty boring, but they’ve got a water feature that makes hers look like a [Olive looking at a water feature in an office]

01:09

kiddie pool.

01:10

It’s a must have as far as Olive is concerned.

01:13

She tries to question the receptionist about where they got it….

01:15

But she tells Olive she’s not welcome, and she has to leave. [Receptionist tells Olive to leave]

01:19

She finds a much warmer reception when she drops in on Boopoo, a hip new startup.

01:23

All the workers are relaxed and chill. [Boopoo workers welcome Olive to the office]

01:26

Maybe its the amazing space…

01:28

…the open floor plan, the glass walls…

01:30

…or maybe it’s the ball pit.

01:32

Either way, it's all going into her floor plan. [Olive diving into a ball pit]

01:35

Yup…just like that.

01:37

Olive has quite a day exploring the many floor plans of the many office spaces.

01:41

By the end, her list is full of great ideas.

01:43

She doesn’t even get stressed out when the police come to arrest her for trespassing. [Police arresting Olive for trespassing]

01:47

As she rides in the back of the police car, her mind is abuzz with possibilities.

01:51

They throw her in a cell, and instead of a phone call she only asks for a ruler so that [Olive asks security guard for a ruler in a cell]

01:56

she can complete her new improved floor plan.

01:59

It all comes together beautifully.

02:00

If only she could figure out where to put that ball pit. [Olive deciding where to put a ballpit in her floor plan]